Wednesday, April 16, 2014

Wild vs Avalanche: Who Has The Advantage?

Photo: Associated Press
A little roster comparison for you today.

Key Players For The Wild Against Colorado

Mikael Granlund (left) and Erik Haula (center) are key players for Minnesota.
Photo: Brace Hemmelgarn/USA Today
Earlier today, we looked at five keys to victory for the Wild in their opening round series against Colorado. Now, we take a look at who the Wild need to be at their best from an individual standpoint.

Minnesota Wild Keys To Victory

Tomorrow the Wild and Avs take part in the third all-time playoff meeting between the two clubs. We took a introductory look at how the two clubs stack up against each other this year on Monday, going over your basic stats and what not.

So now as we dive in to the more specifics of this series, we are going to be looking specifically at what the Wild need to do in order to beat the Avalanche in round one.

Tuesday, April 15, 2014

Minnesota Wild 2014 Regular Season Awards

More wrap-up of the regular season continues today, as we hand out some hardware for the Wild's 2013-14 regular season. This year, we finally got some names for these various awards, honoring the past Wild players who excelled in these particular categories.

Without further ado, here are the winners:

Regular Season Wrap-Up

As we gear up for the playoffs on Thursday, lets take a look back at the Wild finest individual and team moments from the 2013-14 regular season.

Team Record: 43-27-12, 98 Points (2nd best record in franchise history)
Standings: 4th in Central Division, 7th in Western Conference

Monday, April 14, 2014

Regular Season Comparison: Wild vs Avalanche

Stanley Cup Playoffs Western Conference Quarterfinal
Colorado Avalanche vs Minnesota Wild

April Wrap-Up

A look back at the regular season's final month.

Team Record: 4-1-1 in April, 43-27-12 overall
Standings: 4th in Central Division, 7th in Western Conference

Saturday, April 12, 2014

Weighing The Options

There are two nights left in the regular season. 16 teams have clinched playoff spots, but now its putting them in their appropriate place to determine the postseason matchups.

Friday, April 11, 2014

Farewell Mike Rupp

Photo: Brad Rempel/USA Today
One week ago, Mike Rupp's agent Allan Walsh was clamoring for his client to get back in the lineup after Minnesota had been the victim of some apparent head injuries. Here was the following tweet Walsh fired off:

Thursday, April 10, 2014

3 on 3: The Final Two Games

Photo: Jonathan Kozub/NHLI via Getty Images
The Wild are set to take on the Blues tonight in their second to last regular season game of the season. The Wild locked up a playoff spot and the top wild card position on Tuesday. Lets break out some three on three for the final two games.